Order prevents drilling and ground disturbance on 449 oil and gas leases covering 334,762 acres in Wyoming until BLM resolves shortcomings in Trump-era approval.
Financial rating service lists Ultra Resources and Jonah Energy bonds among top debts of concern potentially subject to imminent defaults.
With all eyes on coal’s much discussed decline, another staple of the state’s energy economy has tumbled dramatically.
Gordon supports DEQ pollution citation to gas field operator near site that violated federal air standards nine times in 2019.
Sublette measures levels that clean-air advocates say should trigger controls, but state regulators demur saying rules are unclear.